Patxi Usobiaga Climbs Hades (F9a) Second Try

Patxi Usobiaga and Adam Ondra swap beta for Hades F9a  © http://www.patxiusobiaga.net
Patxi Usobiaga and Adam Ondra swap beta for Hades F9a
© http://www.patxiusobiaga.net
A day after coming second in the World Cup, Patxi Usobiaga visited the crag Nassereith intent on climbing the F9a route Hades.

From Patxi's Website:

"On Sunday, seeing how great the weather was, we decided to go rock climbing to Nassereith. There I met Adam [Ondra], who was also there desintoxicating from the plastic. He had just sent Hades (9a), the route I wanted to try so I asked him for beta. He gave me a very precise description of all the moves and after trying the route once and putting the quickdraws I had a very good go and sent it."

Full story: Patxi's Website


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26 Aug, 2009
either of those boys must be getting close to a 9a onsight!
27 Aug, 2009
Wow. Is this the fastest tick of a 9a?
27 Aug, 2009
Possibly? It does kind of disprove the addage ive heard uttered before of you don't get stronger by climbing on plastic. :)
27 Aug, 2009
unbelievable.
27 Aug, 2009
Speechless.
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